Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

Getting Diplomacy Wrong

Pompeo’s description of bad diplomacy fits his own tenure as Secretary of State and the Trump administration’s foreign policy record perfectly.

Posted July 22nd, 2019

Nikki Haley’s Foreign Policy ‘Principles’ and China

She presents a fantasy of principled international behavior to support U.S. aggression against China.

Posted July 21st, 2019

U.S. Troops Are Going Back to Saudi Arabia

For a president who is supposedly “retreating” from the region and the world, Trump keeps adding to the numbers of U.S. military personnel deployed abroad much more often than he subtracts.

Posted July 20th, 2019

The Saudi Coalition Continues to Falter in Yemen

Congress won’t support increasing U.S. involvement in a war that they have repeatedly voted to end, but the president has vetoed their resolutions and ignored their objections for more than two years.

Posted July 19th, 2019

The House Rejects Arms Sales and Rebukes Trump’s Bogus ‘Emergency’

A majority of both chambers has stated that they oppose these arms sales and the phony “emergency” that Trump and Pompeo made up to circumvent Congress.

Posted July 18th, 2019

Averting Famine in Venezuela Is the Priority

The pursuit of regime change is not worth causing a famine that could claim hundreds of thousands of lives.

Posted July 15th, 2019

The House Rebukes Trump on Yemen Again

The House has proven it is willing to use the power of the purse to halt U.S. involvement in an unauthorized foreign war

Posted July 12th, 2019

Biden’s Ho-Hum Foreign Policy Speech

It should be possible to attack Trump on his record without whitewashing all of pre-2016 U.S. foreign policy as Biden did.

Posted July 11th, 2019

Poll: Arms Sales Make the U.S. Less Secure

There is broad consensus among Americans that arms sales are bad for U.S. security

Posted July 11th, 2019

The Many Cruelties of the Travel Ban

The travel ban is a purely vindictive policy that punishes people solely because of their nationality.

Posted July 8th, 2019

Pompeo’s Selective ‘Rights Talk’

Pompeo is not in a position to lecture anyone else about misunderstanding human rights.

Posted July 7th, 2019

Trump Covers for Haftar’s War Crimes

By shielding Haftar and the LNA from condemnation by the Security Council, the Trump administration has declared for the warlord.

Posted July 4th, 2019

The Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship Has to End

The war on Yemen needs to end, and for that to happen the U.S.-Saudi relationship as it currently exists has to end.

Posted July 3rd, 2019

Stop Enabling the Destruction of Yemen

Supporting the war it makes our government complicit in thousands of war crimes committed against innocent Yemenis.

Posted July 2nd, 2019

A Think Tank Dedicated to Peace and Restraint

The creation of a think tank dedicated to “an approach to the world based on diplomacy and restraint rather than threats, sanctions, and bombing” is very welcome news.

Posted June 30th, 2019

We Must End the Endless Wars

There is no “going back” to the 1930s for any number of reasons, but it is ridiculous and deeply ignorant to suggest that extricating the U.S. from its numerous wars of choice will take us back there.

Posted June 29th, 2019

The UAE Is Giving Haftar American Weapons

The UAE and Saudi Arabia both have little regard for the rules set by the U.S. because they assume that Washington will continue to indulge them in whatever they want to do.

Posted June 29th, 2019